Country Driving

Author: Peter Hessler
Publisher: Canongate Books
ISBN: 1847679013
Size: 12.32 MB
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Country Driving illuminates the vast, shifting landscape of a traditionally rural nation that, having once built walls against outsiders, is building the roads and factory towns that will shape the twenty-first century.

River Town

Author: Peter Hessler
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444718932
Size: 68.74 MB
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When Peter Hessler went to China in the late 1990s, he expected to spend a couple of peaceful years teaching English in the town of Fuling on the Yangtze River.

Oracle Bones

Author: Peter Hessler
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061834122
Size: 55.20 MB
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In Oracle Bones, Peter Hessler explores the human side of China's transformation, viewing modern-day China and its growing links to the Western world through the lives of a handful of ordinary people.

China Road

Author: Rob Gifford
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781588366344
Size: 79.88 MB
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Rob Gifford’s acute powers of observation, his sense of humor and adventure, and his determination to explore the wrenching dilemmas of China’s explosive development open readers’ eyes and reward their minds.” –Robert A. Kapp, ...

Strange Stones

Author: Peter Hessler
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062206249
Size: 19.14 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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From a taste test between two rat restaurants in South China to a profile of Yao Ming to the moving story of a small-town pharmacist, these pieces are bound by subtle but meaningful ideas: the strength of local traditions, the surprising ...

China In Ten Words

Author: Yu Hua
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307906930
Size: 51.50 MB
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From the Hardcover edition.

In Manchuria

Author: Michael Meyer
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1620402874
Size: 32.90 MB
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Amplifying the story of family and Wasteland, Meyer takes us on a journey across Manchuria's past, a history that explains much about contemporary China--from the fall of the last emperor to Japanese occupation and Communist victory.

China S Forgotten People

Author: Nick Holdstock
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 0857738151
Size: 70.10 MB
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These attacks, described as “China’s 9/11”, have shaken the Chinese leadership, which has cracked down hard on Xinjiang and its Uyghurs.One of the few Western commentators to have lived in the region, journalist Nick Holdstock travels ...

One Billion Customers

Author: James McGregor
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743282450
Size: 58.87 MB
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With nearly 100 strategies for conducting business in China, this unprecedented account combines practical lessons with the story of China's remarkable rise to power.